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The Death of Turnus: Genre Model and Example Model

Alessandro Barchiesi

in Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes how the Homeric model—that is, the way in which Vergil receives and actively models the text of the Homeric poems—does not exercise just one, unified sort of intertextual ... More


Homer and the Early Epic Tradition

Bruno Currie

in Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter seeks to establish what kind of interaction was possible between the Homeric poems and other early Greek epics. The question is crucially affected by the recognition that the early Greek ... More


Epilogue

Bruno Currie

in Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The range of epic poetry treated in this book is vast and the constructions placed on ‘interaction’ almost equally broad. This Epilogue explores points of convergence and divergence between the ... More


Virgil

Colin Burrow

in Epic Romance: Homer to Milton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117940
eISBN:
9780191671135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117940.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

To move towards the shape of an earlier narrative will almost invariably lead to the deliberate suppression of little details or large-scale modifications that one knows to be one's own. It is not ... More


Early Greek warfare

Louis Rawlings

in The Ancient Greeks at War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses what can be discerned of the nature of Greek warfare in the Bronze and Iron Ages and analyzes what the Homeric poems have to tell us. It suggests that Mycenaean palace ... More


Achilles, Byrhtnoth, and Cú Chulainn: Continuity and Analogy from Homer to the Medieval North

Michael Clarke

in Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The traditions commonly referred to as heroic poetry or primary epic comprise works composed over a vast range of times and cultural settings, from ancient Greece to Muslim Afghanistan to the land of ... More


Homer’s Religion: Philological Perspectives from Indo-European and Semitic

Simon Pulleyn

in Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines some aspects of the religion of the Homeric poems in a manner which it is hoped will reveal some significant interactions. It examines more closely what religious concepts the ... More


The Emergence of Aristocrats

Chester G. Starr

in The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074581
eISBN:
9780199854363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074581.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the emergence of the aristocrats, from Homeric peoms, to the Hellenic civilization, up to the development of the polis. The initial political change was the elimination of the ... More


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